With some extra sentimental feels and more polished animation, this is a great finisher that fits right in with usual K-On shenanigans.
KyoAni breathes their signature love into this piece, making it another great show for de-stressing and having a stakes-free good time.
I can't remember the last time I literally felt my heart flutter in pure joy at the beauty of something. It feels like it's Christmas morning and you're eight years old again.
Sound! Euphonium is a beautiful heartfelt piece filled with KyoAni's signature magic in the small background elements, letting you truly feel the creators' love for their work.
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